Church Movements
Emily Belz

A New Yorker goes to Burundi

Burundi | A Christmas celebration in a small East African town
by Emily Belz
Posted 12/19/17, 06:07 pm

A Burundi moment:

Merry Christmas from Burundi. I’ve been traveling in the East African country of about 11 million people, located just south of Rwanda. The country is full of rolling hills covered in tea and coffee trees, which are a brilliant green right now due to the rainy season. It’s stunning, but it’s also one of the poorest and hungriest countries in the world, and recovering from recent armed conflict.

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Sim Chi Yin/VII

Eastern upheaval

China | Understanding the resurgence of religion in China
by Angela Lu Fulton
Posted 11/01/17, 10:58 pm

Ian Johnson is a former Wall Street Journal reporter who won the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of the persecution of Falun Gong adherents in China. His new book is The Souls of China: The Return of Religion After Mao (Pantheon, 2017).

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Zhongming Jiang

Reforming China

China | After decades of relative isolation, Chinese churches are discovering—and embracing—Reformed traditions
by June Cheng
Posted 10/11/17, 01:17 pm

Five hundred years ago, Martin Luther changed the course of human history by attaching his 95 Theses to the door of a German church. Today, the church in China is undergoing its own reformation—of a kind.

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